Cast of Mzansi Magic's Isibaya

Popular soapie Isibaya won big at the annual South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTA), which took place on Sunday evening.

Popular soapie Isibaya won big at the annual South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTA), which took place on Sunday evening.

Isibaya won seven awards in total, including:
Best Achievement in Costume Design
Best Achievement in Art / Design Production
Best Achievement in Editing
Best Achievement in Cinematography
Best Achievement in Scriptwriting
Best Achievement in Directing

The soapie, which has taken Mzansi and social media by storm, also won one of the biggest awards of the evening - Best Soap.

You can tune in to Mzansi Magic weeknights at 20:30 and watch this award-winning soap, or watch Isibaya on DStv Catch Up. You can also join the conversation on Twitter, commenting on the show with #Isibaya.

Rockville’s (Sundays at 21:00 on Mzansi Magic) Brenda Ngxoli won the award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Gladys. Make sure to Catch Up on Rockville before the season finale on Sunday 29 March at 21:00.

Other DStv winners at the SAFTA’s include the Vuzu comedy Check Coast for Best Achievement in Scriptwriting and Clash of the Choirs SA for Best International Format Show.

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